From consulting to the Stanford Biodesign program, Andy McGibbon has had a front-row seat to how innovation can advance the healthcare field. And now he is delighted to join the Ferolyn Fellowship as a way to further explore the medtech ecosystem, thus enhancing his newest undertaking, Sonder Capital, a venture firm focused on early-stage medtech startups.
When her beloved grandmother died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive lung condition that obstructs breathing, Maria Artunduaga, MD, MPH, MTM, realized it was an area that needed attention. That incident became a turning point in her training, leading her to the next phase of what has already been a highly accomplished career.
If you want a snapshot of Deborah (Deb) Kilpatrick’s storied career, you need look no further than the numerous accolades she has amassed. As just a sampling, she has been named on lists such as MM&M’s Top 40 Healthcare Transformers, FierceMedicalDevices’ Top Women in Medical Devices, Business Insider’s Most Powerful Women Engineers,
They say that the third time’s a charm, and the third class of Ferolyn Fellows proved that – not because of who was in the class – a stellar roster as always – but because of what we all have realized the program can be, says Liz McDermott, co-founder of the Ferolyn Fellowship.
Unplanned pregnancies could someday be a thing of the past, thanks to Cadence, a company started by Amanda French, one of the new Ferolyn Fellows.
As a child, she knew she wanted to be in healthcare, potentially as a doctor – she loved to help people and had a knack for science and math,
Each year, the caliber of professionals who participate in the Ferolyn Fellowship continues to impress us. Hailing from diverse parts of the healthcare spectrum, they all share an undeniable passion for the medtech industry, coupled with curiosity and the tenacity to solve large problems. In addition, it’s clear that they desire to be part of a community committed to not only accelerating their own career path,
Learning to build a healthy company culture; becoming an empathetic, yet effective, leader; and giving back to individuals and the industry are just a few of the important skill sets learned by the Ferolyn Fellows. They are also key traits embodied by the program’s namesake, Ferolyn Powell.
Throughout her career, Ferolyn Fellow Anura Patil has sought to solve large problems that deeply impact people’s lives, by addressing the technical and commercial challenges that are bound to arise. An advocate of diverse and cross-functional teams, she has also focused on developing strong communities of women at her workplace and school. Today she is bringing that passion and skillset to Tueo Health as COO,
At the onset of her studies at Johns Hopkins University as a Biomedical Engineering student, Julia Fox knew she wanted her career path to be one that would make an impact on health and healthcare.
That devotion underscores a number of career moves she has made along the way, eventually bringing her to the Fogarty Institute as a Ferolyn Fellow,